Dr Amelia Johns

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

Alfred Deakin Institute

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2012

Contact

amelia.johns@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17030

Research interests

Young people, risk and social change
Youth intercultural engagement
Globalism and localism
Everyday Multiculturalism
Media and New Media cultures

Affiliations

Cultural Studies Association of Australia (CSAA)
The Australian Sociological Association of Australia (TASA)

Awards

Australian Postgraduate Award (2006-2009)

Projects

Amelia is working on an ARC Discovery Project, "Islamic Religiosity and the Challenges of Political Engagement and National Belonging in Multicultural Western Cities".

Publications

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2015

Religiosity, citizenship and belonging: the everyday experiences of young Australian Muslims

Dr Amelia Johns, Prof Fethi Mansouri, Dr Michele Lobo

(2015), Vol. 35, pp. 171-190, Journal of muslim minority affairs, London, Eng., C1

journal

Battle for the flag

Dr Amelia Johns

(2015), Carlton, Vic., A1

book
2014

Contested Publics: Racist rants, bystander action and social media acts of citizenship

Anthony McCosker, Dr Amelia Johns

(2014), pp. 66-72, Media International Australia, North Ryde, NSW, C1

journal

More than a game : the impact of sport-based youth mentoring schemes on developing resilience toward violent extremism

Dr Amelia Johns, Michelle Grossman, Kevin McDonald

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 57-70, Social inclusion, Lisbon, Portugal, C1

journal

Racist provocation and acts of social media citizenship

Dr Amelia Johns

(2014), pp. 1-1, ANZCA 2014 Melbourne Conference : Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association 2014 Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Social media conflict: platforms for racial vilification, or acts of provocation and citizenship?

Dr Amelia Johns, Anthony McCosker

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 44-54, Communication, politics and culture, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Bloods, crips and southern cross soldiers: gang identities in Australia

Dr Amelia Johns

(2014), pp. 299-316, A critical youth studies for the 21st century, Leiden, The Netherlands, B1-1

chapter
2013

"It's about freedom": contesting dominant representations of devout Muslim women in the space of the nation

Dr Amelia Johns, Dr Michele Lobo

(2013), pp. 1-17, TASA 2013 : Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations, 50 years of Australian Sociology : Proceedings of TASA conference 2013, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Productive provocations: vitriolic media, spaces of protest and agonistic outrage in the 2011 England riots

Anthony McCosker, Dr Amelia Johns

(2013), pp. 171-193, Fibreculture journal, Sydney, N. S. W., C1

journal
2008

White tribe: echoes of the Anzac myth in Cronulla

Dr Amelia Johns

(2008), Vol. 22, pp. 3-16, Continuum: journal of media and cultural studies, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal